A+E enhances international content sales team

DetailsEditor | 19 December 2014

Reflecting the flurry of business over the latter part of 2014, A+E Networks has expanded its London-based international content distribution team with a number of senior appointments.

Specifically, Robyn Hurd and Michael Oesterlin have both been recruited as senior director, content sales, EMEA, and Lorenzo Bertolotti will be the new manager, content sales, EMEA.

Joining from Drive Television, Hurd will be responsible for content distribution in the UK, Ireland, Benelux, Ukraine, Belarus and Russia, reporting to Denis Cantin, vice president, head of content sales, EMEA, A+E Networks. Since September Oesterlin has overseen sales activity in German-speaking Europe, Nordics, Turkey, the Middle East, Israel, Greece, Portugal, Africa, French-speaking Belgium and Switzerland. Bertolotti will be one of his reports, responsible for content distribution in Africa, the Middle East, Turkey, Israel, Greece, Portugal, French-speaking Belgium and Switzerland.

"Robyn, Michael and Lorenzo bring a wealth of sales experience across many genres, including scripted which is particularly crucial to our business," said Cantin, commenting on the appointments. "By strengthening our team through these appointments, we are well positioned to expand our sales operations globally."